Detroit Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Detroit Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 674,841 -0.3%
Male Population 319,893 0.0%
Female Population 354,948 -0.6%
Male Population 47.4 %
Female Population 52.6 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.7 0.0%
Citizen US Born 626,977 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 21,695 2.1%
Not Citizen 26,169 0.4%
Citizen US Born 92.91 %
Citizen not US Born 3.21 %
Not Citizen 3.88 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,412 3.6%
Moved from Same Country 73,495 -4.5%
Moved from Same State 15,104 -0.2%
Moved from Different State 7,499 1.3%
Same House as Last Year 566,863 0.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.36 %
Moved from Same Country 11.05 %
Moved from Same State 2.27 %
Moved from Different State 1.13 %
Same House as Last Year 85.19 %

Occupational Employment in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 171,694 2.1%
Blue Collar 69,154 3.9%
White Collar 71.29 %
Blue Collar 28.71 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 14,178 1.2%
Private Companies 176,443 3.1%
Governmental Workers 25,225 3.7%
Not for Profit Companies 25,002 -0.6%
Self Employees 5.89 %
Private Companies 73.26 %
Governmental Workers 10.47 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.38 %

Number of Households in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 263,688 1.3%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.6%
Family Households 140,559 -0.2%
Non-family Households 123,129 3.0%
Family Households 53.31 %
Non-family Households 46.69 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 77,679 -0.2%
Households without Children 186,009 1.9%
Households with Children 29.46 %
Households without Children 70.54 %

Median and Average Income in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $44,724.00 6.2%
Median Household Income $30,894.00 4.8%
People below Poverty Level 227,244 -4.1%
People above Poverty Level 426,276 1.9%

Housing in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 362,947 -0.3%
Median Year Built 1947 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 122,471 -2.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 84,024 -1.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 83,762 1.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 25,067 1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 15,539 2.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9,507 6.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,960 -0.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10,170 3.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,447 6.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 263,688 1.3%
Owner Occupied 124,552 0.9%
Renter Occupied 139,136 1.6%
Owner Occupied 47.23 %
Renter Occupied 52.77 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 41,312 -2.4%
Without Mortgage 83,240 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $66,300.00 9.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $42,400.00 7.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $722.00 1.6%
With Mortgage 33.17 %
Without Mortgage 66.83 %

Detroit Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 25,045 -3.1%
Some High School 239,642 -1.8%
Some College 144,666 1.1%
Associate Degree 34,274 0.3%
Bachelor's Degree 43,536 4.4%
Graduate Degree 27,638 6.8%
No High School 4.95 %
Some High School 47.32 %
Some College 26.91 %
Associate Degree 6.77 %
Bachelor's Degree 8.6 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 296,387 0.5%
Married 136,395 -1.6%
Separated 16,732 -4.4%
Widowed 36,495 -0.2%
Divorced 65,005 -1.0%
Never Married 55.47 %
Married 25.53 %
Separated 3.13 %
Widowed 6.83 %
Divorced 12.17 %

Means of Transport to Work in Detroit top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 195,340 3.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 15,810 -3.0%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 90 N/A
Ferryboat 0 -100.0%
Bicycle 1,567 -6.6%
Motorcycle 96 47.7%
TaxiCab 1,587 0.9%
Walk 8,899 1.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48233 48234 48235 48236 48238 48239 48240 48243 48201 48202 48203 48204 48205 48206 48207 48208 48209 48210 48211 48212 48213 48214 48215 48216 48217 48219 48221 48223 48224 48225 48226 48227 48228 48230

Recently added listings in Detroit top

$60,000 USD
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  • 1 Baths
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  • 1 Baths
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Detroit is an area in Wayne County,Michigan with a population of 674,841. There are 319,893 male residents living in Detroit and 354,948 female residents. The total number of households is 263,688 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 136,395 people being married and 414,619 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 71.29% white collar employees and 28.71% blue collar employees in Detroit..
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